Nassir Little: Background
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Hometown: Pensacola, FL
JUST LIKE: Justin Gatlin (Olympic sprinter), Emmitt Smith, Buck Showalter, Reggie Evans
I’m Loving It
2018 McDonald’s All-American Game MVP. Joins recent MVP winners Michael Porter Jr., Josh Jackson, Frank Jackson, Check Diallo, Jahlil Okafor and Shabazz Muhammad
The last McDonald’s MVP to be an NBA All-Star? Kevin Durant, 2006 MVP
When asked who he models his game after, Little replied: Kawhi Leonard, Paul George, James Harden...and Jayson Tatum
Both of Little’s parents were in the armed services. Surprisingly, Little said they were less strict than you would imagine!
Above the Line
Court records from recent FBI investigations have shown that, when approached about potential impermissible benefits, the Little family emphatically rejected the offer
When asked which coach has “the most Swag” Little declined to answer, but he did say “It’s not Coach Williams. Not the way he dresses.”
“Anything by Drake is fire” Little said for his pregame playlist. Also a fan of JCole and Kendrick Lamar.
Little’s family has rooted for the Tar Heels his entire life. Coming to UNC was not only a lifelong dream of his, but his family as well